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Nordite-(La)

#41383

Nordite-(La)

#41383
Availability
Sold
Size
Capsule 
Formula
Na3SrLaZnSi6O17 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kirovskii mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
REE mineral

A 3mm grain of Nordite-(La) with a vial lanthanum oxide. Nordite-(La) is rare and occurs in just three localities worldwide.

XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Nordite-(La)

Formula
Na3SrLaZnSi6O17 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Metamict, Tabular, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
light brown, dark brown, blackish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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